Establishing business savvy retention policies often feels like a lose-lose battle. Everyone wants to keep their data forever as they “may NEED it in the future.” Yet we all know, as data atrophies, its value declines while the cost of managing and protecting it persists. This lab walks through decision points to consider when retaining and a tabletop exercise to declutter your data environment.
1: Understand the current retention environment.
2: Review the regulatory environment.
3: Frame a strong retention policy and plan.